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Hide tasks for some (subscribed) calendars in Thunderbird/Lightning

At work I subscribed all my colleagues' calendars to be able to see their appointments and free times for scheduling purposes. But every time I show one of these calendars, Lightning will also show ...
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Export Thunderbird filters to import them in gmail

is there a way to export message filters from Thunderbird and import them to gmail? I tried the "message filter import/export" add-on but gmail is not able to understand them.
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How can I make a filter for calendar/event/appointment invites in Thunderbird 38.2+

I would like to tag all incoming mails which include a calendar invite. Then I would like to move them into a different folder. I tried the method described in this answer, but it doesn't work: I ...
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Thunderbird keyboard shortcut to switch dictionary language

As a non-American I write emails in multiple languages. In the newest releases of Thunderbird the add-on Dictionary Switcher is no longer supported, so I would like to just add a shortcut for cycling ...
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Where does Thunderbird store the expand/collapse icons for threaded messages?

I recently resolved this issue but that left me with missing icons in threaded view in thunderbird. My broken machine has a threaded view that looks like this: But it should look like this: So the ...
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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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Get a warning when replying email from a different identity in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird 31.2.0 and I need to get warning when replying email from a different identity. For example, I got a message from someone@gmail.com to myemail_1@gmail.com: From : someone@gmail.com ...
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Changing text and background colors only for plain text emails in Thunderbird

I managed to tune Thunderbird to darker scheme for everything except the messages, so it looks like this: I tried changing colors for messages in Options - Display - Colour, but regardless of Allow ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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Gmail's important message markings in Thunderbird

I know I can see my Gmail Priority Inbox in Thunderbird, but what I'd really like is to have those yellow markings beside messages that indicate whether a message is important or not. Is there a way (...
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Thunderbird doesn't receive IMAP-PUSH mails from googlemail

I noticed for a while now that my thunderbird client is not receiving the mails "immediately" anymore, but has to regularly synchronize my IMAP folders with googlemail. I am also using Trillian ...
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Thunderbird - Filter by folder

I want to filter messages from a specific IMAP folder to be moved to Local Folders. Message Filters seems only able to filter by headers/size/attachments/status, not folder. Is there a way to ...
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Thunderbird 3.1.10 often unresponsive

I'm having a problem with Thunderbird and I can't for the life of me figure out what the problem is. I'm using OS X 10.6.7 Thunderbird 3.1.10 I have it configured to check 3 IMAP Google accounts, ...
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Can I configure Thunderbird 3 to refresh the folder list for an Exchange IMAP account?

Background: When used as an IMAP client against Gmail, Thunderbird 3 (may be the case in v2 also, not sure) will refresh it's list of folders (the folders correspond to Gmail labels) when you do "...
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Making Microsoft Word and Thunderbird spell check hotkeys the same?

I use Microsoft Word a lot and I also use Thunderbird for my email. I can't keep track of two different sets of hot keys for spell check, is there a way to force Word and Thunderbird to use the same ...
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Restore Thunderbird CC field as baseline

Thunderbird used to have a CC field but in version 78.6.0 it is hidden by default and can only be restored by clicking on the "Cc" button for every mail I write. How can I restore the CC ...
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Thunderbird: accept event as USER into caldav calendar

I have a work email, let's call it user@workplace.com, to which I get invites for meetings. I use Thunderbird (currently v78.4.0) as my email client. I have also set up Lightning in TB to sync with my ...
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Always mark message in Drafts folder as read

I have a gmail account that I access from Thunderbird. When I write an email and save it as a draft, it gets saved to the Drafts folder. Good. However, this email is marked as unread in the Drafts ...
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How to get rid of the red outlines around signature in Thunderbird when sending message?

I've just added a new signature in Thunderbird and when I go to send a new message it has a bunch of red lines around the layout of the signature, probably because it's within a html table. Now I ...
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How to make Thunderbird split EVEN and ODD emails in two different folders?

Two persons use same e-mail for orders and they get picky about the prices of the orders(they look for bigger ones so they receive more $$ as bonus) and they leave the small orders behind. I want to ...
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Thunderbird (52.7.0) message filter based on whether Reply-to address is in address book

Is there a way to create a filter based on whether a Reply-to address is in my address book? I managed to add the Reply-to option to the drop-down of things to filter by. But the drop-down to set the ...
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How to automatically move a message in thunderbird to the folder containing the rest of the thread

To keep my mails in thunderbird (currently v45.2) organized, I move them to various subfolders manually. Now, when a new mail for an already existing thread arrives, it would be nice if I don't have ...
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Change date format of e-mail header in Thunderbird

I'm using the operating system, Ubuntu 15.10. How do I change the date format of the e-mail/message header in Thunderbird from what it is now, e.g., Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:22:07 -0800, to e.g., Mon, ...
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Why does using Enigmail with Icedove on Debian fail if I don't start gpg-agent manually?

I'm using Icedove on a Debian Sid installation, and now I try to use Enigmail with it. But I encounter some issues: I had to create my keys with gpg2 instead of Enigmail, because it didn't want to ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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Thunderbird email from specific user is causing performance issues

In our office we are using Thunderbird. One user in particular, when using Thunderbird, has issues with sending and receiving emails. Whenever he sends an email, it takes 3 times as long to connect ...
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Sort mails by 3 criteria on Thunderbird

I would like to sort my mails by 3 criteria, on this order : Date (new mails up the list) Read state (unread messages upper) "Starred" (starred messages at the uppest) But it seems that it is ...
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Don't show incoming mail notification for filtered emails in Thunderbird

I use filters to redirect some emails to separate folders, different from my Inbox. Currently, Thunderbird shows a notification for any email message I receive: I want it to show only notifications ...
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Visual indication of email recipient categories while composing a mail in Thunderbird

In Thunderbird, when I'm composing a mail, I would like some visual feedback regarding who I'm sending email to, in broad terms. A typical use case is to clearly distinguish whether my mail is being ...
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Thunderbird import to Gmail excludes many emails

What could cause an import to Gmail in Thunderbird to exclude many (i.e., more than 1000 emails not copied in a folder with 1284 emails) that were in the original account? I am imagining things like ...
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Move to Local Trash when deleting IMAP messages in Thunderbird

I have tried to find a solution for this for a while now without luck. Wanted to check if there already is an add-on or easy hack before I attempt to write my own. In my opinion this must be quite a ...
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How do I export ALL calendars in Mozilla lightning

I have seen singular versions of this but I was wondering if I could easily export ALL calendars into one file. I have about 20-30 calendars... Thunderbird 17.0.2 Ligntning 1.9 Mac OS X SL
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Disable Thunderbird “failed to connect” notifications

My network manager doesn't start until I log in, so for the first ten seconds or so after I login I have no Internet connection. The problem is that I have Thunderbird set to automatically start on ...
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How to show unread email count next to collapsed account?

As I have many email accounts in my Thunderbird side panel, I have to scroll if I'd like to see all accounts in expanded state. Many of these accounts rarely receive emails so it would be ok to ...
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Thunderbird - show starred messages above thread pane?

I'd like to show starred emails at the top of the thread pane, without having to click a filter or perform a search (even a saved one) - much like Gmail with priority/starred inbox. I've searched the ...
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Why does Thunderbird hang when I try to quit it?

I'm running Thunderbird 3.1.7 under Snow Leopard, and whenever I try to quit Thunderbird it just hangs there and never actually quits till I force quit it. Any one know why it's doing this?
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Thunderbird add-on to toggle mail notification?

The purpose would be to reduce "email notification distraction" in very simple way (e.g. for when I'm extra busy for a little while and do not want even the usual minor distractions). Shutting down ...
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use exchange server with Thunderbird?

I need a quick tutorial on using Thunderbird in place of outlook for my Exchange account. I need to be able to accept meeting invites as well.
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Filter HTML messages by content

I would like to filter the messages that contain some HTML content. I have tried to create a filter such as: body contains ViewSettings.jspa?name=marius.botis">Marius Botis I copied&pasted the ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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Modfying meeting invitations in Thunderbird Lightning?

Is there a way of modifying a meeting request in Thunderbird Lightning? Similar to how Outlook offers the ability to suggest a new time for a meeting etc.
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Is there a way to change Thunderbird's file permissions when saving attachments?

I'm using Thunderbird 3.x on Ubuntu (Linux). When I save an attachment to my computer, the file gets saved with only the owner (me) having read/write permissions. In other words, the file gets saved ...
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Thunderbird 3: can't change column width?

I recently installed Thunderbird 3.0.3. Just noticed a suboptimal UI setting: in the upper pane, which lists the e-mails in the current folder, the Date column is about 200px wide. So when I keep the ...
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Thunderbird 3.0 - how to prevent new message indicator from clearing?

I just installed Thunderbird 3.0 and there are a few things driving me batty. When new email is delivered it has a faint star to the left of the subject (this is different than the new star column ...
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How can I connect a PGP certificate to an email address in Thunderbird?

Is it possible to assign a public key from your key manager to a particular email address so that Thunderbird 78.6.0 automatically uses that key to encrypt when that email address is in the "To&...
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Extracting links from mailbox

I have a mailbox with ≈ 10 000 mail in it. Each of these mails contains a unique link that I need to click to get to a web page where I shall enter some data (name, mailaddress). I plan to use ...
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Encrytpion of drafts in the new Thunderbird with integrated Enigmail

Is it possible to disable the encryption of drafts in the new Thunderbird 78.5.0 with integrated Enigmail while keeping OpenPGP activated? The answer provided here seems to be no longer valid. Thanks!
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gmail, IMAP, Thunderbird: Why is email delivered to All Mail, but not Inbox?

Note: This Q is specific to gmail, Thunderbird and IMAP. (It is similar to, but more specific than, this older, and more general question, about gmail access, but with an unspecified email tool and ...
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Anybody know of a way to disable keybindings in Thunderbird 68?

I'm in the process of migrating my work Mac from Mojave on its internal HDD to Catalina on a USB3.1 SSD. I've just learned that Dorando Keyconfig don't bloody work on T-Bird 68 (sounds like a Ford!) ...
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How does one properly backup/export Thunderbird/IMAP mails?

I use Thunderbird for my mail on a lot of IMAP servers. Currently, I have set my offline settings to include every folder and go to offline mode every few days. That should mean I always have all ...

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